On Tuesday, Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, her husband of two years and partner of nearly 12 years.
Tabloids have always fixated on the couple, but Brangelina continued to raise their six children, participating in humanitarian projects and even making wine together at their French chateau.
Her lawyer says: "This decision was made for the health of the family.
because they seemed to be so rock solid: Brangelina has weathered controversial beginnings, health scares, and raising six children together.
"I didn't know much about exactly where Brad was in his personal life," Jolie says in a 2006 interview of the time filming. Brad was at the Pink Lotus Breast Center, where I was treated, for every minute of the surgeries. We knew this was the right thing to do for our family and that it would bring us closer.
"But it was clear he was with his best friend, someone he loves and respects. When we first met, he talked about having children in that way. You know, Brad would joke about me having this conversation about love. And it has."Pitt praises his wife's courage to the May 2014: Jolie gets candid with ELLE about her and Pitt's relationship: "We're…family.
Although sadly their union has come to an end now that Angelina has filed for divorce, it doesn't change the fact that so many incredible things have happened between the couple over the last decade, including their surprise wedding in 2014, multiple additions to their family, and plenty of professional achievements.
In November, Jolie, a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and active humanitarian, heads to Pakistan to participate in earthquake relief efforts — and Pitt is snapped accompanying her on the aid trip.
Winter 2006: It's well and truly on: Jolie confirms to that she is having a baby with Pitt.
Soon after, he legally adopts Maddox and Zahara Jolie, her two adopted children, and they change the children's last names to Jolie-Pitt.
I knew he would never see them as different, and that gave me a certain peace. "The ceremony was in France, but we had to do things legally in California," Jolie tells the a year later.
Then I suppose I just looked at him and loved him and just felt open to [getting pregnant]. It's one of those things you can't explain."December 2008: Pitt confirms he did fall in love with Jolie on the "I have love in my life, a soul mate–absolutely. We're very much Mommy and Daddy in our pajamas.""I feel sad for someone who has never known love. Brad knows me completely, exactly as I am, every part of me. "One day I was in the edit room, and [Brad] was doing something and an assistant said, 'You have to sign some papers.' So we came back and between meetings we were told, 'Here's your license.' Then someone said, 'The judge is outside.' We both said, 'What do you mean, the judge is outside?
The reasons behind Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's shocking 2016 split is to be investigated in a new documentary by filmmaker Ian Halperin.